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Stevens County Times
Hancock project receives $500,000 grant
Asbestos removal should start soon in Hancock building
Talent on stage for Prairie Pioneer Days
State disaster declaration for Stevens County
Junior Legion: Morris falls to elimination bracket
Sunny skies for annual Marv Meyer Fun Run
Legion Baseball: Hancock eliminated from sub-district playoffs
Zosel heads to USF for golf
Amateur Baseball: Morris takes Stevens County with win at Hancock
Robert O. Hubbard
Josephine "Josie" Esterling
Nickey L Wolff
Letter to the editor: Second amendment not under attack
Colorful crew tosses candy July 4
Stevens County Times Editorial: Take care of your lawn
Letter to the editor: Contact Senate about healthcare bill
Letter to the editor: Happy July 4
Dairy hosts Open House
WROC's Features from the Farm: Research on industrial hemp
Taking a break from ag work
Weather dictating pace of spring field work
Growing for the future
September 19, 2012
Urgent push needed for getting new Farm Bill
WEST FARGO, N.D. -- Farmers need greater urgency in pressing for a new farm bill, according to a prominent agricultural journalist. "The longer that the time goes on, the less money (available for farm programs) there's likely to be," said Jerry Hagstrom, a Washington, D.C.-based...
September 19, 2012 - 9:10am
September 2, 2012
Transitioning to Grass-Based Farming' featured at Field Day Sept. 8 near Starbuck
How one farm has transitioned from row crops to pasture-systems will be the focus of a free Land Stewardship Project (LSP) Farm Beginnings farm tour near Starbuck on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information and to reserve a spot, contact LSP's Nick Olson...
September 2, 2012 - 12:51am
August 30, 2012
Livestock Producers Affected by Disasters Urged to Keep Good Records
WASHINGTON, -- USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan M. Garcia today urged livestock producers affected by natural disasters such as Hurricane Isaac to keep thorough records of their livestock and feed losses, including additional expenses for such things as feed purchases...
August 30, 2012 - 9:20am
August 9, 2012
Lesmeister is first runner-up in Minnesota Pork Ambassador competition
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. - Sarah Marketon of Howard Lake will serve as the new Minnesota Pork Ambassador. Judges selected Marketon from a field of...
August 9, 2012 - 12:44am
August 6, 2012
Lesmeister one of 16 vying for State Pork Ambassador
The next Minnesota Pork Ambassador and first and second runners-up will be selected at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at Farmfest. The pork ambassador...
August 6, 2012 - 12:40am
August 2, 2012
USDA Farm Service Agency to Close Five Offices in Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minn., - Minnesota Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Linda Hennen announced today that five FSA offices in Minnesota...
August 2, 2012 - 2:02pm
July 31, 2012
2012 University of Minnesota Organic Dairy Day
Morris, Minn. -- The University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center's Organic Dairy Day will be held Tuesday, Aug, 7, 2012, at Morris, Minn. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Educational programs will feature Francis Thicke, Iowa Organic Dairy producer; Fly Management...
July 31, 2012 - 3:49pm
July 30, 2012
Using drought-stressed corn for forage
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Drought conditions continue to intensify in areas across the state. According to the July 24, 2012, U.S. Drought Monitor report, the southwest corner of Minnesota is now rated in the "Severe" drought category. The western half and southern counties of the state...
July 30, 2012 - 8:26am
July 29, 2012
Farmer Survey to Gauge Potential of Grass-Based Livestock in Chippewa Watershed
A new survey being conduced in the Chippewa River watershed will gauge the role grass-based livestock production could play in the region's future. The survey can be completed online at Survey Monkey or accessed through the Chippewa 10% Project's website at www.profitsfromperenn...
July 29, 2012 - 3:56am
July 18, 2012
'Women Caring for the Land' meeting July 19 in Glenwood, Minn.
GLENWOOD -- The next "Women Caring for the Land" meeting will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Parish in Glenwood. The series of meetings, which will continue into the fall, began May 17 and are co-sponsored by the Land Stewardship Project, Pope County Soil...
July 18, 2012 - 12:25pm
Danish Farmers view Stevens County agriculture
Farmers in Stevens County are blessed with many agricultural resources that include an ideal climate, productive soils and excellent farmers....
July 18, 2012 - 2:39am
July 17, 2012
Free nitrate water testing at Stevens SWCD July 18
The Stevens Soil and Water Conservation District, in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) will offer a free Nitrate Water-Testing clinic at the Stevens SWCD office, 12 Hwy 28 E, Morris, on Wednesday July 18 from noon to 5 p.m. Nitrates are the most common...
July 17, 2012 - 12:48pm
Active Farming applications now available in Stevens County
Applications are now available for 2012 Active Farming at the Stevens County Assessor's office. Anyone wishing to fill out an application should call the office to make an appointment at (320) 208-6550. Individuals who received Active Farming in 2011 or have contacted the Assessor's...
July 17, 2012 - 12:17pm
July 14, 2012
Corn could be "tremendous" if needed rain arrives soon
MORRIS - Minnesota corn was in excellent shape, but two weeks of dry weather during a critical stage of the crop's development is threatening...
July 14, 2012 - 5:00am
July 10, 2012
Efforts to restore funding for rural development in Farm Bill
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Concerns are being raised on a number of fronts as the U.S. House Agriculture Committee begins deliberations on its version of the national Farm Bill on Wednesday. Chuck Hassebrook, executive director of the Center for Rural Affairs, says he's troubled by the bill's...
July 10, 2012 - 1:34pm